Everything You Should Know About HSMTMTS Actor Joshua Bassett

Disney+ finally launches later this week, and we cannot wait to feast our eyes on High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. Star Joshua Bassett is one of the reasons why.

The multitalented actor plays Ricky on the show, and we can't wait to see him bring the High School Musical story to the screen in a brand-new way. He told us all about himself, so keep reading to get to know the real Joshua.

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Name: Joshua Bassett

Hometown: Oceanside, California

Birthday: December 22

Zodiac sign: Capricorn

Fun Facts:

1. Joshua's favorite musical artists of all time are Paul McCartney, Ed Sheeran and Sara Bareilles.

2. His best school subject is English, but he says his worst is definitely math.

3. In the past, one of his biggest good luck rituals involved gum.

"I used to have to chew gum until the second I walked in an audition room. It somehow calmed my nerves."

-Joshua Bassett

4. He loves Converse High Tops.

"They're my only pair of shoes, and they're timeless."

-Joshua Bassett

5. Back home, he has a chihuahua and wiener dog mix named Woody.

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6. He loves Marvel over DC, and his favorite superhero is Spider-Man.

7. He's a big fan of the beach, and if he could travel anywhere in the world for a week, it'd be Hawaii.

8. He says he tends to surprise people with his dance moves.

9. Joshua would love for Timothée Chalamet to play him in a movie.


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